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04578 Zip Code (Wiscasset, ME) Detailed Profile




City: Wiscasset, ME (9.39%)
County: Lincoln County, ME
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 4,404
Zip code population in 2010: 4,450
Zip code population in 2000: 4,348

Houses and condos: 2,402
Renter-occupied apartments: 644
% of renters here:

34%
State:

28%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 04578: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 33.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 8.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 132 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 04578
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.3% ($2,660)
Maine:

1.3% ($2,597)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,706 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,451 (1.4%)

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Males: 2,353  (53.4%)
Females: 2,050  (46.6%)

For population 25 years and over in 04578:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 04578:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

Zip code 04578 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 04578 (2019)
    • 4,28896.4%White
    • 511.1%Two or more races
    • 461.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 330.7%Asian
    • 160.4%American Indian
    • 150.3%Black
    • 10.02%Some other race
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $205,669
04578:

$205,669
Maine:

$200,500



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in 04578 zip code as of January 18, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 04578 is 512 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

48.1 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 04578, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $46,437 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$46,437
State:

$52,375

Salary/wage: $39,638 (reported on 81.6% of returns)
Here:

$39,638
State:

$43,415
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 70.1% for AGIs below $25k, 77.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 75.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 69.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 54.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $810 (reported on 35.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$810
Maine:

$1,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $5,950 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$5,950
State:

$5,812
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 3.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,788 (reported on 15.2% of returns)
Here:

+$4,788
State:

+$11,897
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,235 (reported on 19.8% of returns)
Here:

+$9,235
State:

+$12,144
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.3% for AGIs below $25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $16,044 (reported on 12.4% of returns)
04578:

$16,044
Maine:

$13,385
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.6% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,362 (23% of AGI, reported on 30.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,362
State:

$21,859

Here:

22.8% of AGI
State:

20.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 9.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 15.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,143 (reported on 21.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,143
State:

$2,741
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $8,798 (reported on 30.4% of returns)
04578:

$8,798
State:

$9,996
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 6.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,978 (reported on 16.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,978
State:

$1,959
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 48.4%
Here:

48%
State:

48%
(% for various income ranges: 41.4% for AGIs below $25k, 44.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 57.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 04578, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,068 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,068
State:

$42,606

Salary/wage: $33,387 (reported on 82.6% of returns)
Here:

$33,387
State:

$36,376
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 130.9% for AGIs below $10k, 71.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 74.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 53.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,226 (reported on 56.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,226
Maine:

$1,367
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,886 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
Here:

$3,886
State:

$3,533
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$9,030 (reported on 19.0% of returns)
Here:

+$9,030
State:

+$11,433
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -3.3% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,571 (reported on 22.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,571
State:

+$10,755
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.3% for AGIs below $10k, 9.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.0% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,116 (reported on 4.1% of returns)
04578:

$3,116
Maine:

$3,014
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $9,421 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
Here:

$9,421
Maine:

$12,886

Total itemized deductions: $16,438 (23% of AGI, reported on 31.1% of returns)
Here:

$16,438
State:

$18,231

Here:

23.3% of AGI
State:

21.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 16.2% for AGIs below $10k, 8.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,781 (2% of AGI, reported on 26.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,781
State:

$2,466

Here:

2.4% of AGI
State:

2.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,815 (reported on 77.2% of returns)
04578:

$4,815
State:

$6,047
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,587 (reported on 13.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,587
State:

$1,520

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 55.5%
Here:

56%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 46.5% for AGIs below $10k, 54.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 57.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$59,635
Maine:

$58,924
Wiscasset, ME (04578) map Nearest zip codes: 04556, 04579, 04571, 04342, 04537, 04535.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.0%
Maine:

40.3%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

8.3%
Maine:

46.8%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 259
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,635


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 22 (0 now married, 21 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 866 (454 now married, 408 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 04578 with a mortgage: 704 (98 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 554

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,349
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $471

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

13.5%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

10.2%
Whole state:

6.9%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.1
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 04578: Maine Yankee Nuclear Power Plant (A), Chewonki Campground (B), Central Maine Power Plant (C), Wiscasset Jail and Museum (D), Wiscasset Public Library (E), Wiscasset Ambulance Service (F), Wiscasset Volunteer Fire Department (G), Westport Island Volunteer Fire Department (H), Castle Tucker House Museum (I), Lincoln County Historical Society and Museum (J), Lincoln County Law Library (K), Maine Art Gallery (L), Maine Yankee Energy Information Center (M), Musical Wonder House Music Museum (N), Nickels-Sortwell House (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 04578 include: Berean Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Saint Philips Episcopal Church (C), Westport Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Greenleaf Cemetery (1), Jackson Cemetery (2), Marston Cemetery (3), Tarbox Cemetery (4), Quinnam Cemetery (5), Willis Harrington Cemetery (6), William Knight Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Lakes and reservoirs: Gardiner Pond (A), Heal Pond (B), Trout Brook (C), Hilton Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Squam Creek (A), Ward Brook (B), Chewonki Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 04578 include: Wiscasset Historic District (1), Porter Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 672014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 3042000 to 2009
  • 4541990 to 1999
  • 3151980 to 1989
  • 4211970 to 1979
  • 1911960 to 1969
  • 521950 to 1959
  • 451940 to 1949
  • 5311939 or earlier

Zip code 04578 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wiscasset, ME (04578)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Wiscasset, ME (04578)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 2892 bedrooms
  • 6693 bedrooms
  • 1714 bedrooms
  • 885+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wiscasset, ME (04578)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wiscasset, ME (04578)
  • 90no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 2152 bedrooms
  • 1733 bedrooms
  • 374 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset, ME (04578) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset, ME (04578) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 33no vehicle
  • 2871 vehicle
  • 5912 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 984 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset, ME (04578) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wiscasset, ME (04578) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 77no vehicle
  • 3171 vehicle
  • 1142 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

  • Zip code 04578 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 04578 household income distribution in 2019
  • 193Less than $10,000
  • 129$10,000 to $14,999
  • 46$15,000 to $19,999
  • 91$20,000 to $24,999
  • 82$25,000 to $29,999
  • 103$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 79$40,000 to $44,999
  • 74$45,000 to $49,999
  • 103$50,000 to $59,999
  • 189$60,000 to $74,999
  • 317$75,000 to $99,999
  • 223$100,000 to $124,999
  • 82$125,000 to $149,999
  • 99$150,000 to $199,999
  • 40$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 04578

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 04578
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $69,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 27$80,000 to $89,999
  • 48$90,000 to $99,999
  • 52$100,000 to $124,999
  • 128$125,000 to $149,999
  • 141$150,000 to $174,999
  • 136$175,000 to $199,999
  • 302$200,000 to $249,999
  • 73$250,000 to $299,999
  • 100$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 16$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 04578

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 04578
  • 42$100 to $149
  • 53$250 to $299
  • 16$300 to $349
  • 2$400 to $449
  • 33$450 to $499
  • 34$500 to $549
  • 30$550 to $599
  • 72$600 to $649
  • 39$650 to $699
  • 76$700 to $749
  • 66$800 to $899
  • 72$900 to $999
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$1,250 to $1,499
  • 59No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $762.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $472,364.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $225,239
  • Black or African American householders: $113,580
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $196,582

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $205,669
04578:

$205,669
Maine:

$200,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $149,457 - $255,991

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $201,671
Here:

$201,671
State:

$259,950
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 04578
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,651
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 267
  • 5 to 9: 65
  • Mobile homes: 394
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Unemployment: 6.0%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 04578

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 04578
  • 81.3%1,709Drove a car alone
  • 11.0%232Carpooled
  • 0.1%3Motorcycle
  • 2.7%57Walked
  • 0.2%4Other means
  • 4.2%88Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 04578

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 04578
  • 225Less than 5 minutes
  • 2015 to 9 minutes
  • 18310 to 14 minutes
  • 15515 to 19 minutes
  • 24720 to 24 minutes
  • 14225 to 29 minutes
  • 31330 to 34 minutes
  • 7535 to 39 minutes
  • 7040 to 44 minutes
  • 16845 to 59 minutes
  • 17060 to 89 minutes
  • 5590 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 50.8%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,404
  • Male householders: 1,015 (291 living alone), Female householders: 886 (309 living alone)
  • 821 spouses (820 opposite-sex spouses), 225 unmarried partners, (222 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 822 children (694 natural, 29 adopted, 101 stepchildren), 183 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 79 other relatives, 198 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 183 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 721 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 157 4-persons, 105 5-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 600 1-person, 105 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 24 4-persons

272 married couples with children.
247 single-parent households (97 men, 150 women).

98.0% of residents of 04578 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% very well, 22% not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% very well, 7% well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 69 (1.6%)
(73.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.9%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 50%France
  • 12%Canada
  • 6%Honduras
  • 4%Sweden
  • 4%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 3%Netherlands
Most common first ancestries reported in 04578
  • 23%American
  • 17%English
  • 7%French
  • 6%German
  • 6%Irish
  • 4%European
  • 3%British
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 92000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 52Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • FORMER MASON STEAM STATION (BIRCH POINT ROAD in WISCASSET, ME)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    AIR PROGRAM (Clean Air Markets Division Business System)
    OIL CONTROL (Facility Response Plan for oil discharge)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: FOSSIL FUEL ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: FPL ENERGY (CONTACT/GENERAL) , PAUL WILLOUGHBY (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MASON STATION LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , CENTRAL MAINE POWER COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER) , CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO (CONTACT/OWNER) , FPL ENERGY MASON LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , MASON STATION LLC (CONTACT/OWNER) , FPL ENERGY MASON, LLC (OWNER/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO, F P L ENERGY MASON LLC, florida power & light MASON STEAM STATION, FPL ENERGY, FPL ENERGY MASON STATION, FPL-MASON STATION, FPLE MASON L.L.C., MASON STATION LLC, MASON STATION, LLC (FORMERLY FLP ENERGY)
  • LINCOLN COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY (RTE 1 in WISCASSET, ME)
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2004-8010, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-01-2004-8010, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
  • MAINE YANKEE (321 OLD FERRY ROAD in WISCASSET, ME)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRIC SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: NUCLEAR ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.
    Organizations: MAINE YANKEE ATOMIC POWER CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: MAINE YANKEE ATOMIC POWER CO, MAINE YANKEE - BAILEY POINT
  • PRO BODY WORKS (323 BATH RD in WISCASSET, ME)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: AUTOMOTIVE BODY, PAINT, AND INTERIOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
    Organizations: BRUCE BENNER (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • NEW ENGLAND TELE CO CTL OFFICE (WATER ST in WISCASSET, ME)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE CO BOS (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • DRAGON PRODUCTS CO (BIRCH POINT in WISCASSET, ME)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: READY-MIXED CONCRETE
  • FINISHING TOUCHES CLEANERS (MAIN ST) (MAIN STREET in WISCASSET, ME)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: DRYCLEANING PLANTS, EXCEPT RUG CLEANING
  • IRVING WISCASSET BLUECANOE (639 BATH ROAD in WISCASSET, ME)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: IRVING OIL CORP (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
    Alternative names: IRVING WISCASSET MAINWAY
  • PEASE FILLING STATION FORMERLY PEASE CITGO (RR 3 in WISCASSET, ME)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: PETROLEUM BULK STATIONS AND TERMINALS
    Alternative names: CITY SERVICE OIL
  • PRO BODY WORKS (HODGE ST in WISCASSET, ME)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: BRUCE BENNER (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • SHEEPSCOT VALLY CHILDERN'S HOUSE (POB 449 in WISCASSET, ME)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)

Zip code 04578 marital status for males
Zip code 04578 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4.6%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 67.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 5,928.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,529
  • Northeast: 1,265
  • Midwest: 118
  • South: 161
  • West: 252

61% of the 04578 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maine.

89% of the 04578 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 2% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Wiscasset, ME (04578)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

1.2%
Maine:

10.0%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

8.8%
Maine:

13.7%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

23.1%
Maine:

30.2%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 96,833Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors
  • 86,594Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 65,141Business and financial operations occupations
  • 61,897Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,853Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
  • 48,327Production occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (WISCASSET, ME):

  • TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS, INC (35 WATER ST; small business) : $9,192,845 in 21 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Advanced Development (R&D), Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D), Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Landing Craft, and more by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $199,996; 2001: $1,320,000; 2002: $1,370,217; 2003: $1,410,395; 2004: $4,479,350; 2005: $185,776; 2006: $227,111.

    Biggest contracts:
    $3,216,851 with Navy for Other Defense -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-03-30. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $1,190,000 with Navy for Other Defense -- Management and Support (R&D). Signed on 2001-08-01. Completion date: 2003-03-05.
    $962,499 with Navy for Other Defense -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-06-30. Completion date: 2006-03-19.
    $768,651 with Navy for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-06-26. Completion date: 2004-04-01.
  • ATLANTIC MECHANICAL INC (446 WILLOW LANE; small business) : $2,395,638 in 52 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings, Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings, and more by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Coast Guard, United States Coast Guard (disused code: now 7008), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $59,000; 2001: $348,000; 2002: $51,977; 2003: $975,916; 2004: $715,627; 2005: $44,610; 2006: $200,508.

    Biggest contracts:
    $509,096 with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Construction of Structures and Facilities -- Water Supply Facilities. Signed on 2004-03-09. Completion date: 2004-12-30.
    $270,448 with U.S. Coast Guard for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2003-08-15. Completion date: 2003-12-15.
    $215,042 with U.S. Coast Guard for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2003-09-15. Completion date: 2004-02-15.
    $169,691 with U.S. Coast Guard for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Miscellaneous Buildings. Taking place in VT. Signed on 2003-04-15. Completion date: 2003-10-15.
  • DEVRIES, RICHARD (17 FERRY RD; small business)
    $99,400 with Navy for Engineering and Technical Services. Signed on 2002-11-07. Completion date: 2003-09-30.
  • ESTERLY, H F COMPANY (770 BATH RD; small business) : $20,760 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $10,380 with Army for Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2005-10-31.
    $10,380 with Army for Photographic Developing and Finishing Equipment. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-09-30. Completion date: 2005-09-30.
  • REPOWER SERVICES INC (186 FOWLE HILL RD; small business) : $20,388 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $14,308 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Miscellaneous Engines and Components. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2003-06-11. Completion date: 2003-07-30.
    $6,080 with Navy for Engine Fuel System Components, Nonaircraft. Signed on 2003-07-17. Completion date: 2003-08-01.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49 employees: 2 establishments, 10-19 employees: 5 establishments, 5-9 employees: 1 establishment, 1-4 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Utilities: Nuclear Electric Power Generation (50-99: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Educational Services: All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction (50-99: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Other Social Advocacy Organizations (50-99: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Security Systems Services (except Locksmiths) (20-49: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 159 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 51 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 27 took place in 2012, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 04578 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.5%), and Outside Fires (18.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 04578
    • 11563.5%Structure Fires
    • 3318.2%Outside Fires
    • 1910.5%Other
    • 147.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 04578, Maine

Most common first names in zip code 04578 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George3176.0 years
John2572.1 years
Robert2474.6 years
William2477.1 years
Helen2484.9 years
Charles2072.3 years
Richard1966.4 years
Dorothy1779.0 years
James1674.1 years
Harold1578.5 years
Most common last names in zip code 04578 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bailey1979.3 years
Greenleaf1272.8 years
Lewis1279.5 years
Soule1178.2 years
Smith1178.9 years
Sherman1176.1 years
Jones1175.4 years
Cromwell1076.3 years
Grover1074.9 years
Delano1075.7 years
Businesses in zip code 04578
NameCountNameCount
Circle K2Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
McDonald's1
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